Encountering Difference in Denmark

On 23 November 2018, I was invited to give a motivational speech or presentation at one of the quarterly International Dual Career Network (IDCN) events on career branding, which was being held at Aalborg University Copenhagen Campus. IDCN is an international organization present in several cities in Europe as well as New York, Dubai, Mexico City,[…]

English in the Nordic Region – Why are they so good?

One of the striking traits of the majority of Danes in Copenhagen is the confidence they show in using spoken English. In 2006, there was a proposal by the Radical Liberal Party to make English the second official language in Denmark. In spite of support from the major business organizations that already use English as[…]

Dual Citizenship in Denmark and Europe  

On 18 December 2014 the Danish parliament agreed on new rules regarding dual citizenship. Next week, on 1 September 2015, Danish people and many others in the international community will be celebrating a new law on dual citizenship coming into force. Danes will now be able to acquire a second passport without having to renounce their Danish one,[…]